Jonathan Phillips

Digital Workplace, Communications, Social Enterprise, keynote speaker

 

Politest place in Britain

According to a recent audit by the kings of audit, the National Audit Office, Bristol is seen by its residents as having the lowest anti-social behaviour levels. That’s government speak for you which translated means…

Happiness is … Bhutan

Recognise this street corner? I suspect not unless you’ve been to the Himalayan country of Bhutan and more accurately, its capital city named Thimpu. This buddhist nation is quite unlike any other in that most…

Gerald Ford met me

At 93 years old, America’s oldest living President sadly dies. Gerald Ford had the good fortune to meet me in the mid 80s when he visited the town of Rickmansworth, in Hertfordshire, UK. Gerald was…

A cold for Christmas

Brilliant. A cold for Christmas. Seems so unfair really doesn’t it? My wife had the right idea and managed to get a cold on work days in the buildup to the festive period (… I…

Themeing and Scheming

The ammonite theme on this website lasted a few days then before boredom took hold and a new theme started to germinate. The current look, entitled “Yosemite”, is based around the photo in the header…

Wikiasari to rival Google?

Jimmy Wales, co-founder of the Wikipedia organisation, has announced plans to launch a search engine based on the same wiki technology. Named Wikiasari (‘Wiki’ from the Hawaiian for quick, and ‘Asari’ from the Japanese for…

last.fm, a music folksonomy

Nearly three years ago, I was introduced to a neat iTunes plug-in called Audioscrobbler that sat in my MacOSX toolbar and quietly listened in to my musical tastes. It didn’t pass judgement, which was pleasing.…

Hunt the Christmas present

I’ve left it late and have no one to blame but myself. The consequences are clear, unavoidable and painful; I have to go shopping with all the other poor procrastinating souls. We’ll all be like…